Feliz Navidad
Param band

This should be a post about masculinity and female sexual expression as observed and/or experienced from the dance floor of…

These are my people, and my people believe in family
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Finally felt that affinity with other African people when I was in Tobago. I looked out into the salt water…

Thug Genius
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Ever notice how it’s the poor, black, unemployed, idle but creative youth who create musical empires? It’s true in Hip-Hop,…

Place, race and rooted research
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Despite the photos I’m posting on Facebook and Twitter, this trip isn’t all, or even 10%, about the beach. It’s…

Tie the heifer, loose the bull: learning gender and family in Trinidad
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I don’t know that the above quote is my favorite new saying, but it definitely stuck out to me and…

Waving the White Flag

I’m officially giving up on the photo voice project. The 12+ steps needed to take content from my phone to…

I don’t blend in after all
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Since I wrote this post, two things have happened: 1. I’ve seen some white people in Trinidad. 2. I’ve been…

Eating Like a Poor Person
Image from UWI newspaper

  Update 07/19/2014: Since I’ve given up on trying to upload the audio, I’ve decided to transcribe the recording to…

An outsider who blends in
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Click here to listen to the music with the above photo Update 07/16/2014: I’m having some technical difficulties with the…

Living as a Black woman in 2014 still a ‘metaphysical dilemma’ (because of housing and police and SCOTUS)
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Update 07/22/2014: LMHA is reevaluating. See this article in the Courier-Journal: http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2014/07/21/housing-authority-reviewing-section-experiment/12969879/ Update 07/14/2014: I left the country right after…

At the Intersection: Christianity and feminism need not be mutually exclusive
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  I write about my life of “existing in many spaces at once, holding multiple identities and not quite serving…

What’s Up with the Blog and What’s Next?
Directions

I wrote¬†my first post/essay of the day at about 2:00 in the afternoon on yet another day that I told…

Consciousness as a Form of Resistance
FDFN Program

Last week I had the privilege of attending¬†Freedom Dreams Freedom Now, a conference sponsored by the Social Justice Initiative at…

On Maya and Vincent
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Some context: 1. It’s really late. 10:57 central time. 2. I’m at a social justice conference structured to commemorate the…

The ‘Our’ in #BringBackOurGirls
FLOTUS BBOG

During my Fulbright-National Geographic application process (from initial decision to apply to outcome), there were three specific times I seriously…

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